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Fresh Produce Alliance supports the introduction of financial protection legislation in Canada

- General News
The members of the Fresh Produce Alliance enthusiastically welcomed today’s introduction of Bill C-280, the Financial Protection for Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Farmers Act, by Conservative Member of Parliament Scot Davidson.

CPMA Retail Tour Stop 4: IGA Desjardins, Montréal

- Produce with Pamela
This store doesn't really fit with my narrative of urban dwellers with small kitchens shopping often. Here's why.

CPMA retail tour stop 2: Marché Adonis

- General News
This is stop 2 for my walking retail tour in downtown Montreal. Adonis is Metro banner, purchased in 2011.

CPMA retail tour stop 1: IGA

- Produce with Pamela
There's no official bus tour for the Canadian Produce Marketing Association convention this year, but organizers were kind enough to give walking directions to a quartet of stores within range of the event, so accepted the step challenge. 

Gwillimdale Farms adds new potato grading system

- General News
Gwillimdale Farms is pleased to announce the debut of a brand new and fully automated potato grading system—equipped with artificial intelligence—to its one-stop shop.

Oppy highlights Envy, Jazz apples for CPMA expo return

- General News
As the first in-person CPMA show in three years approaches, Oppy is eager to revisit Montreal, the eastern Canadian hub for its latest promotional efforts supporting leading premium Envy and JAZZ apple brands.

CPMA joins Canadian business leaders in call to end blockades

- General News
Today, CPMA in collaboration with the Canadian Chamber of Commerce and other business leaders and organizations across the country, signed an open letter to Canadian politicians calling on elected officials at all levels to use all tools at their disposal to end the ongoing blockades across the country.

CFIA clears fresh avocados as source of Salmonella outbreak

- General News
Upon further investigation, PHAC and the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA), have determined that fresh avocados are not the source of the outbreak and have confirmed frozen corn products as the source.

Canada Border Services Agency issues emergency protocols in response to emergency in British Columbia

- General News
Due to extreme weather conditions in British Columbia, Canada that have caused flooding, landslides, road closures, and other supply chain disruptions Canadian domestic truck carriers may need to transit through the U.S. to reach destinations in Canada.

CPMA sends message after devastating floods hit British Columbia

- General News
Canada has declared a state of emergency after a major storm hit British Columbia, causing flooding and loss of life.